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The National Front in France

Ideology, Discourse and Power, 1st Edition

By Peter Davies


288 pages

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This provocative and non-polemic study explores the value system of the National Front movement in France, and explains the way in which the movement's ideology has been formulated and articulated in the 1980s and 1990s. Also discussing the crucial role of Le Pen, this book provides a fascinating enquiry into the most controversial political party in contemporary France.


'A welcome addition … Davies has written a lively and engaging book, that merits reading by all those interested in the shape and discourse of contemporary French politics. The author enhances our understanding of a movement that has had a strong impact upon current politics and society.' - Paul Hainsworth, French History, 2000

`It is well-written, concise and provides a wealth of statistical information. - Steve Bastow, Kingston University

'This is a fine book, displaying a high level of erudition.' - Patterns of Prejudice

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